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Gas Plant Operator Salary
in San Diego, California

$75,077 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,554

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Plant Operator is $75,077 a year and $36 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Plant Operator is between $53,693 and $92,722. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gas Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and controls compressors on main pipelines to maintain specified pressures to produce and/or transport natural gas.
  • Moves controls on panel board or control board.
Gas Plant Operator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Gas Plant Operators

Job family population: 14,890

Estimated population of Gas Plant Operator jobs: 3,769

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,035
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Gas Plant Operator Job Listings for San Diego, California

Production Operator I - Loader (Union)
Jul 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Airgas
Gas Cylinder Operator I - Loader in San Diego, CA Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is one of the ... gas cylinders to different areas of the plant and loads/unloads cylinders from delivery trucks.
Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical)
Jul 16
San Diego, CA, USA
Shipyard Staffing LLC.
The duties performed by GSEs include: * operating electric plant main and propulsion control ... gas turbine engines and auxiliary equipment; * working with blueprints, schematics, and charts ...
Maintenance Mechanic I
May 13
La Jolla, CA, USA
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Gas metal and flux cored arc welding certificate * Shielded metal arc welding certificate Experience: Required: * +5 years working as a Boiler or Chiller Plant Operator or the equivalent combination ...
Landscaper (Escondido, Poway)
Jun 28
San Diego, CA, USA
BrightView
... operating a gas powered blower * Properly and safely prune shrubs and low trees as needed to improve the shape or growth habit or to remove damaged branches * Plant and maintain flower beds

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Plant Operator is $75,077 a year and $36 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Plant Operator is between $53,693 and $92,722. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gas Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Gas Plant Operator Job Listings for San Diego, California

Production Operator I - Loader (Union)
Jul 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Airgas
Gas Cylinder Operator I - Loader in San Diego, CA Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is one of the ... gas cylinders to different areas of the plant and loads/unloads cylinders from delivery trucks.
Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical)
Jul 16
San Diego, CA, USA
Shipyard Staffing LLC.
The duties performed by GSEs include: * operating electric plant main and propulsion control ... gas turbine engines and auxiliary equipment; * working with blueprints, schematics, and charts ...
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